Proceeds from orca adoptions support ongoing education, research and public outreach on behalf of the Southern Resident Community of killer whales.
(Watermark does not appear on actual adoption photo.)
Mike is the first offspring of Slick (J-16). He was named after the late Dr. Michael Bigg, a Canadian scientist who was known as the "father of killer whale research". Mike's living siblings are, Alki (J-36), Echo (J-42) and youngest sibling, Scarlet (J-50), who was born in late December 2014.
A one-year symbolic orca adoption includes:
A personalized adoption certificate with a 3" x 5" photo of your whale.
A personal biography of your whale.
A genealogy chart.
A 16-page informational booklet about the Southern Resident Orcas.